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The Native Plant Society of New Jersey was founded in 1985 with seven chapters located throughout the state.

Informative Website

The Society does not have a newsletter but their website is full of information on native plants from where to buy them to photos and information on where to see them in the wild. Events for all the chapters are posted along with ways you can get involved.  You can also visit their online shop with proceeds going to support the Native Plant Society of New Jersey.

 

The Wild Geranium, Geranium maculatum

The Wild Geranium, Geranium maculatum, is a native of New Jersey. This plant is highly recommended if you would like to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and moths to your garden. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/H. Zell.

Brendan T. Byrne State Forest

The canopy of a thick Atlantic White Cedar, Thuja occidentalis, swamp
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Famartin.

View into the canopy of a thick Atlantic White Cedar, Thuja occidentalis, swamp along the Cranberry Trail in Brendan T. Byrne State Forest which is located in the northern section of the Pinelands.

Recommended Reading

Addison Brown

Addison Brown

Addison Brown (1830-1913) was not only a United States federal judge but also a botanist. He produced Field Notes v. 239 of botanical observations in and around New York, New Jersey and surrounding areas during 1874-1880. Judge Brown was also a founding member of the New York Botanical Garden in 1891. You can contact our Archives department at the New York Botanical Garden for more information on his Field Notes.